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6,000 miles of fence

Cordia Sloan Duke

6,000 miles of fence

life on the XIT Ranch of Texas

by Cordia Sloan Duke

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Published by Univ. of Tex. in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ranch life -- Texas,
  • XIT Ranch (Tex.),
  • Panhandle (Tex.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. S. Duke & Joe B. Frantz.
    ContributionsFrantz, Joe Bertram, 1917-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination231 p.
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14497145M

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As a man should be measured by his own standards, and an event in terms of its own time, a book should be evaluated in relation to its purpose. By this standard, as well as 6,000 miles of fence book comparison with other books in its library classification, 6, Miles of Fence is a success.""Brand: University of Texas Press.

This book of reminiscences of old XIT cowmen puts on record the everyday life of the individuals who made the ranch run. Their forthright, yet picturesque, discussion of ranching hardships and dangers dissipates Hollywood and TV glamorizing. They relate in honest cowboy language what actually happened inside the XIT's 6, miles of fence/5.

Its greatest width was fifty miles. For comparison, the ranch was about twice as large as the state of Rhode Island. This book tells of life on the XIT Ranch as recorded on an almost daily basis by Mrs.

Cordia Sloan Duke, wife of an XIT division manager, Robert L. Duke/5(9). As a man should be measured by his own standards, and an event in terms of its own time, a book should be evaluated in relation to its purpose.

By this standard, as well as by comparison with other books in its library classification, 6, Miles of Fence is a success."" (Sonthwestern Historical Quarterly)/5(9). As a man should be measured by his own standards, and an event in terms of its own time, a book should be evaluated in relation to its purpose.

By this standard, as well as by comparison with other books in its library classification, 6, Miles of Fence is a success.”—Southwestern Historical Quarterly/5(5). From the beginning the XIT was placed more and more under fence.

In the first year alone miles were fenced; each year this total was increased until finally the equivalent of 6, miles of single-strand fence were strung--enough fence to run from New York to Los Angeles and return, and still have several hundred miles left over.

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Frantz (Author)Reviews: 5. This book of reminiscences of old XIT cowmen puts on record the everyday life of the individuals who made the ranch run.

Their forthright, yet picturesque, discussion of ranching hardships and dangers dissipates Hollywood and TV glamorizing. They relate in honest cowboy language what actually happened inside the XIT's 6, miles of : University of Texas Press.

This book of reminiscences of old XIT cowmen puts on record the everyday life of the individuals who made the ranch run. Their forthright, yet picturesque, discussion of ranching hardships and dangers dissipates Hollywood and TV glamorizing.

They relate in honest cowboy language what actually happened inside the XIT's 6, miles of fence. Miles of Fence: Life on the XIT Ranch of Texas (M.K. Brown Range Life Series Book 1) (English Edition) eBook: Duke, Cordia Sloan, Frantz, Joe B.: : Kindle Store/5(8).

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She kept a diary during her years as a ranch wife, which later became the basis for 6, Miles of Fence (), co-authored with Joe B. Frantz. In the s, she was appointed a game warden on the Duke homestead, the first woman to hold that job in : Borodino Books.

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This book of reminiscences of old XIT cowmen puts on record the everyday life of the individuals who made the ranch run.

Their forthright, yet picturesque, discussion of ranching hardships and dangers dissipates Hollywood and TV glamorizing. They relate in honest cowboy language what actually happened inside the XIT's 6, miles of : University of Texas Press.

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Cordia Sloan Duke, wife of an XIT division manager, Robert L. Duke, many years ago realized that only those who had experienced ranch life could depict it with deep understanding.